Oui Care has finalized a sponsorless transaction arranged by the group's founder to allow the exit of prior investor, Capzanine.
Founded in1996 in Lille, Oui Care is France’s market leader in personal and household services, providing house cleaning, childcare, adult day care, gardening and local concierge services at the homes of its 100,000 customers. Oui Care has a network of over 400 agencies in France and in Spain. It employs 17,500 people and has been one of France’s main job creators in recent years, hiring 6,500 people in 2017.
Founded in 2004, Capzanine is an independent European private investment management fund. The firm supports businesses in their quest for growth, providing financial and industrial expertise to help them achieve success in their development and transfer phases. Capzanine delivers flexible long-term financing solutions to SMEs and mid-cap companies. It invests as a majority or minority shareholder and/or as a private debt provider (mezzanine, unitranche, senior debt) in unlisted small and mid-cap companies with an enterprise value of US$35-400 million. Although broad-based, Capzanine particularly supports strong value-creating companies in the healthcare, technology, food and services sectors. Based in Paris and run by its partners, Capzanine currently has US$2.8 billion in assets under management. Its most recent investments include Recommerce, MBA and Monviso.
Oaklins' team in France acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Oui Care in this transaction.
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